Moya Bailey

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Work in the Intersections: A Black Feminist Disability Framework

It’s here! It’s finally here!

This article took years but I think it was worth the wait!

A Black feminist disability framework allows for methodological considerations of the intersectional nature of oppression. Our work in this article is twofold: to acknowledge the need to consider disability in Black Studies and race in Disability Studies, and to forward an intersectional framework that considers race, gender, and disability to address the gaps in both Black Studies and Disability Studies. By employing a Black feminist disability framework, scholars of African American and Black Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Disability Studies have a flexible and useful methodology through which to consider the historical, social, cultural, political, and economic reverberations of disability.

You can read it here! Also, if you enjoy this piece, please help my co-author Izetta, get her lettas!

I wrote a thing…

that’s pretty personal.

I have, until recently, worked in disability studies as an accomplice, understanding myself as able-bodied and as someone who does not have physical impairments that impact my daily movement through the world.

More here.

 

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